America Recycles Day with the Solid Waste District

recycle-greenBring in your plastic bags and get a reusable bag for free at one of four upcoming America Recycles Day events this month!

The La Porte County Solid Waste District has teamed up with Al’s Supermarkets to promote all forms of recycling available in our county through these in-store events. Not only will you be able to swap those pesky plastic bags – a major source of litter in our communities – for a bag you can reuse time and time again, but by visiting our table you can learn what you can recycle every day at Al’s stores in Michigan City and La Porte, snag giveaways, play a game and more!

All events will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Join the Solid Waste District at the specified location on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, Nov. 5 – Al’s East, 702 E. Lincolnway, La Porte
  • Thursday, Nov. 7 – Al’s Karwick, 1002 N. Karwick Road, Michigan City
  • Tuesday, Nov. 12 – Al’s West, 1340 W. State Road 2, La Porte
  • Thursday, Nov. 14 – Al’s Franklin, 3535 Franklin St., Michigan City


America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized day to promote recycling in the United States, is officially celebrated on Nov. 15 each year. Thanks to Al's and Able Disposal, our curbside recycling contractor, for donating reusable bags for these events. For more information, call the Solid Waste District at (219) 326-0014.